Episode 71: How Vikings Changed the World
Guest: Arthur Herman, author of THE VIKING HEART: How Scandinavians Conquered the World
Sunday, August 15, 2021
How the Vikings and their Scandanavian descendants transformed world history. They made their way around the world, traveling to Rome, Russia, and Baghdad. Here in the New World, they even helped shape the American Dream.
Host historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome Arthur Herman, author of “The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World.” His book tells the story of the Vikings through fables, archaeological investigation, and thrilling historical narration.